Bridge over troubled waters? No - just routine work

Harbour bridge repairs

Routine work - Credit: Poppy Jakes Photography

Hooray and up she rises. Passers-by may have been left wondering if this was a bridge too far when they spotted workmen and a crane in Torquay's inner harbour.

But not to worry, there was no bridge over troubled waters here. Just a spot of routine maintenance work.

Harbour bridge repairs

Maintenance time - Credit: Poppy Jakes Photography

A Torbay Council spokesman explained: "We have recently had engineers carrying out routine maintenance in that area and some hydraulic hoses were changed as a requirement. "This has now been completed."